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Senior Geologist, Data Systems

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Discipline:
Data Analysis/Data Management Jobs, Geologist Jobs, GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Canada
Region:
Ontario
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
10-May-17
Recruiter:
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

The Senior Geologist, Data Systems will support geologic data systems across Kinross. Reports to Manager, Geologic Data Systems.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for implementing quality assurance / quality control protocols and systems for geologic data, to ensure a sound foundation for resource models and other applications.
  • Support resource system and GIS technology enhancements that maximize the use of all geologic and exploration data.
  • Trains site geologists and database administrators in the management, visualization and presentation of geologic data.
  • Develops, disseminates and maintains tools and systems that enhance the utility of geologic data for all users, including processes for geologic logging, grade control, and exports to geologic modelling software.
  • Frequently travels to various sites globally.
  • Management of outside consultants providing geological data system services to the company.
  • Align activities to support the Corporation’s goals and objectives.
  • Actively monitors developments in the industry related to geologic and spatial data systems.
  • Develops plans for data validation and incorporation of legacy data, implements data validation and supports site geologists in data validation.
  • Remote and on-site support for resource database site users.
  • Management of multiple technological projects simultaneously.

Education and Experience

Education
Undergraduate Degree in Geology or related field.


Experience

6 to 10 years of related work experience.

Mining Operations experience.

Experience implementing and supporting geologic data systems.

Eligible to meet the requirements of a “Qualified Person” as defined under NI 43-101.

Skills

Understanding of Kinross site or exploration geology work processes.

Demonstrate strong interpersonal, organizational, technical and analytical skills.

Previous work experience using acQuire, Fusion and other database software.

 

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.


Job Segment: Database, Geology, GIS, Procurement, Quality Assurance, Technology, Engineering, Operations

Closing Date:
22/05/2017

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